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When Do We Say, “Enough”?

When Do We Say, “Enough”?

    Pastor Lance Ralston, Calvary Chapel Oxnard ROMANS 13 IN THE DAYS OF COVID-19 Churches across the Country have wrestled with how to respond to stay-at-home ordinances issued from every level of civil government, from the Federal to State and local governments. While the majority have complied with the shut-down by moving from on-site […]

Neither Pandemic Nor Panic Supersede the First Amendment

Neither Pandemic Nor Panic Supersede the First Amendment

  By Thomas L. Knapp Rodney Howard-Browne, pastor of The River church in Tampa, Florida, strongly believes that God wants his church to continue holding live services for hundreds of parishioners even in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hillsborough County sheriff Chad Chronister and state attorney Andrew Warren strongly believe that they’re entitled to […]

POLITICS | Does The First Amendment Protect Revenge Porn? An Illinois Woman Wants SCOTUS To Decide

POLITICS | Does The First Amendment Protect Revenge Porn? An Illinois Woman Wants SCOTUS To Decide

KEVIN DALEY SUPREME COURT CORRESPONDENT   An Illinois woman will soon ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her challenge to a state law barring the non-consensual dissemination of private sexual images, colloquially known as “revenge porn.” Though the Supreme Court’s First Amendment precedents are generally protective of explicit or obscene images, the justices may consider […]

The First Amendment protects the emoji house and the ‘Starry Night’ house

The First Amendment protects the emoji house and the ‘Starry Night’ house

    By JEREMY TALCOTT A Manhattan Beach duplex with a unique paint job has been mired in controversy. A few months ago, Manhattan Beach resident Kathryn Kidd hired a local artist named Z the Art to paint her house in a bright pink color with a pair of cheeky emoji faces. While Kidd enjoys the house, her neighbors […]

This Is The Most Important Religious Liberty Decision Since Masterpiece Cakeshop

This Is The Most Important Religious Liberty Decision Since Masterpiece Cakeshop

  KEVIN DALEY SUPREME COURT CORRESPONDENT . A federal appeals court has ruled for the first time that religious believers can invoke the First Amendment when declining to participate in same-sex weddings. The case involves a Christian couple named Carl and Angel Larsen, who operate a media production company.  The Larsens want to expand their […]

Left-Wing Group Attacks T.O. Mayor Over Education Conference Hosting; Supporters Rebut and More

Left-Wing Group Attacks T.O. Mayor Over Education Conference Hosting; Supporters Rebut and More

By George Miller The left wing political pressure group Indivisible Conejo descended upon the 8-27-19 Thousand Oaks City Council meeting to attack Mayor Rob McCoy for allegedly violating the “separation of church and state.” But supporters of McCoy and/or family values education came in even greater numbers to oppose them and educate the public. Most […]

Simi Valley | Member Champions First Amendment While Trampling on Second as Council Resets Protocols

Simi Valley | Member Champions First Amendment While Trampling on Second as Council Resets Protocols

By  Gina Harden SIMI VALLLEY – During August 26, 2019 City Council meeting, Councilman Judge called the question, ending heated exchange between Luevanos and Mayor Mashburn concerning the adoption of a resolution to establish City Council Meeting protocols. The resolution passed 4-1 with Luevanos dissenting. Luevanos highlighted first amendment concerns that “the total amount of […]

The “Solution” to Flag-Burning is Simpler Than a Constitutional Amendment

The “Solution” to Flag-Burning is Simpler Than a Constitutional Amendment

  by Thomas L. Knapp On June 14 — “Flag Day” in the United States — US Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) and US Representative Steve Womack (R-AR) proposed a constitutional amendment: “The Congress shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.” President Donald Trump promptly indicated his support […]

The First Amendment Protects Ex-Politicians Too

The First Amendment Protects Ex-Politicians Too

  by Thomas L. Knapp Most Americans loathe “lobbyists,” and most Americans think “bi-partisanship” sounds like a good, moderate idea representing compromise and common ground for the public good. So a surprise “bi-partisan alliance” between US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), with the proclaimed goal of passing a bill to […]

An Exclusive Event, Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff’s only California Appearance

An Exclusive Event, Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff’s only California Appearance

American Freedom Alliance hosts Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff. Ms. Sabaditsch-Wolff is a long-time free-speech champion and tireless truth-teller She has been the focus of media attention since the recent European Court of Human Rights’ shocking decision just a few weeks ago when they upheld the Austrian conviction of “Mrs. S”  -Elisabeth – for hate speech, deciding that […]

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